Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »
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In a not so surprising announcement on Tuesday the World Series of Poker announced they would be releasing a number of “hints” for the 2012 WSOP schedule, but did reveal that the November Nine has run its course via the official WSOP Twitter account: “A few hints onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 31, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | 1 Comment »
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Earlier this week it was reported, originally by Subject: Poker, that Chris Ferguson could have been single-handedly responsible for holding up the forfeiture of Full Tilt Poker’s assets to the US Department of Justice (and therefore holding up the eventual sale of the company’s assets by the DOJRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, World Poker News | No Comments »
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Yesterday we updated you on a number of poker events, including the Aussie Million, the Million Dollar Heater tournament series in Biloxi, Mississippi, and the World Series of Poker Circuit stop at Caesar’s Palace. Today we’ll revisit the WSOPC Caesar’s Palace Main Event where the field played downRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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A lot of stories can fall through the cracks over the course of a week, and this past week was no exception. With eyes focused on Phil Ivey and the Aussie Millions, Super-High-Roller tournaments, and the European Poker Awards there were plenty of smaller stories that you haveRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 2012 Posted in PR | No Comments »
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In one of the most in-depth articles available on the subject, RealMoneyPoker.org has broken down the current state of online poker in the United Sates, as well as offering up a detailed forecast for what poker players can expect on the legislative front in the coming months andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
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The Aussie Millions is officially over, and the big winners were Dan Smith (who captured the $100k Challenge title, Phil Ivey (who not only won the $250k Challenge tournament but also finished 12th in the Aussie Millions main Event), and Australian poker pro Oliver Speidel (who captured theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The inaugural PokerStars Turbo Championships of Online Poker (TCOOP) came to a close on Sunday, culminating with the $700 buy-in Main Event, featuring a $1.5 million guaranteed prize-pool. A total of 3,667 players registered for the tournament, blasting through the guarantee, and nearly reaching a total prize-pool ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 29, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Phil Ivey is back! Since last April the world’s best poker player in many people’s minds has been MIA in the poker world, but after being spotted at the APT Macau tournament he showed up for the 2012 Aussie Millions , and it’s safe to say that heRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 29, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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In the run-up to the 2012 Aussie Millions Main Event final table most of the talk centered around Phil Ivey (who eventually finished in 12th place) with any remaining scraps of coverage going to 2006 Aussie Millions Champion Lee Nelson (who finished in 9th place). Not to tootRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 28, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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12 players returned to the poker tables at the Crown Casino on Saturday to play down to the official final table of the 2012 Aussie Millions Main Event, and before players even got situated the biggest story at the Aussie Millions, Phil Ivey, was eliminated in 12th place.Read Full Article